Author Archives: Vince Maduri

MLS Spotlight: Jahn announces his arrival on the MLS stage

Few supplemental draft picks have enjoyed the type of early success Adam Jahn is right now for the Earthquakes Continue reading »

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Mid-Day Ticker: USWNT win Algarve Cup; Tevez charged; and more

Alex Morgan delivered for the United States Women, propelling the team to the Algarve Cup title Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, International Soccer, U.S. Women's National Team | 19 Comments

UPDATED- Martins pays own Levante buyout, confirms move to Seattle Sounders

The Seattle Sounders finally look set to sign striker Obafemi Martins from Levante after Martins paid a sizable fee release clause to sever ties with Levante. Martins has announced his move to the Sounders via Twitter. Continue reading »

Posted in BREAKING NEWS, Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 108 Comments

Mid-Day Ticker: Reading fire McDermott; USWNT advance to Algarve Cup final; and more

Relegation threatened Reading have fired manager Brian McDermott following their loss to Aston Villa over the weekend Continue reading »

Posted in European Soccer, Featured, U.S. Women's National Team | 10 Comments

Whitecaps stay perfect by knocking off Crew

Kenny Miller and Daigo Kobayashi led a speedy Vancouver attack as the Whitecaps beat the Crew, 2-1, on Saturday at BC Place. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- Vancouver Whitecaps | 8 Comments

SBI MLS Season Preview: Real Salt Lake

Real Salt Lake made several moves in the off-season reshape the team and clear the way for some impressive youngsters to step up. It may be a rebuilding year, but RSL looks poised to remain a strong team in the West. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: San Jose Earthquakes

The San Jose Earthquakes were one of the surprises of the 2012 season, but with the 2012 Supporters Shield on the mantle, the Earthquakes won’t be sneaking up on anybody in 2013. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Toronto FC

Toronto FC enter 2013 trying to change the culture of the organization, and a new team president and head coach should help do that, though it will take more than one year to turn things around. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Columbus Crew

The Columbus Crew came very close to making the playoffs, but fell just short. With Federico Higuain and Jairo Arrieta set for full seasons, and a new crop of international players, the Crew are poised for a renaissance. Continue reading »

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SBI MLS Season Preview: Seattle Sounders

The Seattle Sounders fell short of silverware in 2012, but they look poised for a strong run at a few trophies in 2013 with a stacked attack that should get even stronger this summer. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Seattle Sounders | 15 Comments

Impact top Crew for Disney Pro Soccer Classic title, D.C. United beat Union, and more

The Montreal Impact gathered some momentum heading into the 2013 season after beating the Columbus Crew to take the Disney Pro Soccer Classic title. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Columbus Crew, MLS- D.C. United, MLS- Expansion, MLS- Montreal Impact, MLS- Philadelphia Union, MLS- Sporting Kansas City, MLS- Toronto FC, NASL, USL Pro | 4 Comments

SBI MLS Season Preview: Sporting Kansas City

Sporting Kansas City enjoyed an outstanding 2012 season, winning a U.S. Open Cup and finishing first in the Eastern Conference during the regular season. They are poised for even more success in 2013. Continue reading »

Posted in Featured, Major League Soccer, MLS- Sporting Kansas City | 11 Comments